Today, 105 countries around the world have abolished the death penalty by law and 43 more have approved public or de facto moratoria against it. Among them are Gabon and Mongolia, Cambodia and Russia,
Little-known Evan McMullin finally takes up the mantle of anti-Trump conservative, three months before the election. There are three months until Election Day, and anti-Trump Republicans finally have man—even
They're not just for Chinese take out. The problem with spare ribs is that they don't have the same ring as baby back ribs. Sadly no one wrote a jingle about this cut of meat. But we assure you, its inferiority
Yes, this new Game of Thrones video is actually about the weaponry of Dorne, the grooviest region in all of Westeros. But all eyes are going to be on the fearsome trio of women wielding those weapons.
I saw a guy almost blinded when his glasses were smashed. I saw a kid in a tiger suit crying on the ground. I saw a woman struggling to pick herself up among the fury of legs and arms. I saw things I'll
Doctor plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor body using procedures he believes will soon be ready A surgeon says full-body transplants could become a reality in just two years. Sergio Canavero,
The launch date is still a decade away but preparations are underway for the first human expedition to Mars. Here we explain about the mission, Mars spacecrafts and selecting volunteers to establish a
I mean really, a dip that's simply called "crack dip" must be good. Crack dip is the stuff dreams are made of. You have to give it 24 hours in the fridge, but OH is it worth it! Crack dip. What the what?
Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. Illinois can't seem to decide whether it's the home of midwestern gentlefolk or of the most draconian humans
This act of cosmological fiddling only bolsters the delusion that if we measure time carefully enough, we can control it This article was originally published on January 7, 2015. Awful people, scientists.
The industry made a tiny little half-step in the right direction where the representation of women was concerned in 2014. There were a few great woman protagonists (like Amanda Ripley from Alien: Isolation)
I hesitated to write about the December 20 murder of two New York City policemen. I needed more information, to see how political events played out, time to think, and as Cardinal Timothy Dolan so eloquently
Being a citizen in the American police state is much like playing a game of cards against a stacked deck: you're always going to lose. The game is rigged, and "we the people" keep getting dealt the same
As a mountain-sized asteroid is detected heading towards Earth, what is the likeliest 'extinction-level' scenario for mankind? Our solar system is littered with billions of pieces of debris, from the of
The recipes that I get most excited to share are the ones that appeal to my kids as much as they appeal to me -- and let's face it, that's not frequently the case! Here are 10 favorite dinner recipes have
In fact they were looking for $1,000-worth of clothes and electronics allegedly bought with a stolen credit card. They found none of these things, but arrested two people in the house on unrelated charges.
For Tichelle Florence, a limitation was just an invitation to show her true tenacity and positive spirit. Florence, 24, suffers from Friedreich's ataxia, a progressive neuro-muscular disorder. She hadn't
Monolith Productions revealed that Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor's mysterious Wraith character is Celebrimbor, the original forger of the Rings of Power in J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium. does
Michele Bachmann, John Boehner, Steve King (Reuters/Jeff Haynes/AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Reuters/Brian Frank) By suing Obama, Boehner tied himself to the pro-impeachment crazies — and the White House won’t
Dinosaurs might have survived the catastrophic impact that ended their reign had the devastating asteroid that slammed into the Earth arrived at a "more convenient time", a scientist has claimed. As a
(AP/Chris Carlson/Molly Riley/Photo collage by Salon) Our divisions are phony: There’s broad agreement on more issues. Here’s how we convert the Tea Party Paul Rosenberg July 27, 2014 7:30pm (UTC) Elizabeth
My only advice? Make extra, because they disappear fast! Potatoes and rosemary -- a marriage made in food heaven, for sure! And although I love making the classic dish in the oven all year long, come I
Britain's fertility regulator could allow doctors to create the first babies to have three people's DNA from next April after the government pressed ahead with plans to legalise the procedure. The technique,
So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. While current treatments are effective, a lifetime
Robert Kennedy is obsessed with the notion that vaccines cause autism. He’s particularly obsessed with the discredited idea that thimerosal, a preservative used in some vaccines, causes autism. Now Kennedy